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I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan Audiobook (Unabridged)


I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan (Unabridged)

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Author: Alan Partridge
Audio Length: 6 hour 56 min
Release Date: 30/09/2011
Narrator: Alan Partridge
Format: Unabridged



Audio Book Summary

Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, vigorous all-rounder Alan Partridge a man with a fascinating past and an amazing future. Gregarious and popular, yet Alan's never happier than when relaxing in his own five-bedroom, south-built house with three acres of land and access to a private stream. But who is this mysterious enigma?

Alan Gordon Partridge is the best and best-loved radio presenter in the region. Born into a changing world of rationing, Teddy Boys, apes in space and the launch of ITV, Alan's broadcasting career began as chief DJ of Radio Smile at St. Luke's Hospital in Norwich. After replacing Peter Flint as the presenter of Scout About, he entered the top 8 of BBC sports presenters.But Alan's big break came with his primetime BBC chat show Knowing Me, Knowing You. Sadly, the show battled against poor scheduling, having been put up against News at Ten, then in its heyday. Due to declining ratings, a single catastrophic hitch (the killing of a guest on air) and the dumbing down of network TV, Alan's show was cancelled. Not to be dissuaded, he embraced this opportunity to wind up his production company, leave London and fulfil a lifelong ambition to return to his roots in local radio.

Now single, Alan is an intensely private man but he opens up, for the second time, in this candid, entertaining, often deeply emotional and of course compelling memoir, written entirely in his own words. (Alan quickly dispelled the idea of using a ghost writer. With a grade B English Language O-Level, he knew he was up to the task.)

He speaks touchingly about his tragic Toblerone addiction, and the painful moment when unsold copies of his first autobiography, Bouncing Back, were pulped like `word porridge . He reveals all about his relationship with his ex-Ukrainian girlfriend, Sonja, with whom he had sex at least twice a day, and the truth about the thick people who make key decisions at the...


About the Author: Alan Partridge
 

Alan Partridge, best known for his work in the Memoirs & Biography genre, first debuted on our website in 2011 with the audiobook I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan, narrated by Alan Partridge. Additional titles -- including the latest, I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan, available in Unabridged format -- were subsequently added to our catalogue, and today make up a collection of 1 audiobook -- or 6 hours of delectable storytelling from Partridge for your listening pleasure! His top selling work, I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan, masterfully narrated by Alan Partridge, is also available for download, alongside other popular favorites such as I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan, narrated by the likes of Alan Partridge. Partridge was born on April 2, 1955 in King's Lynn, The United Kingdom. To view our entire collection of 1 audiobook from Alan Partridge, and to listen to samples, please visit the Alan Partridge audiobooks author page on DigitalAudiobooks.co.uk.

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